Young Hearts & Minds will help you guide young people to successfully ride the roller coaster of life; to cope with the highs and lows and develop resilience.

We have brought together the top experts from all over the world and Northern Ireland to explore some of the critical factors involved in child and adolescent mental health.

If you are struggling to understand what is happening with a young person, this event may answer some of your questions.



Social Workers

Youth Workers

Education Specialist


27th & 28th June 2018 - Waterfront Hall - Belfast

An invitation

Welcome to the website of Young Hearts & Minds, taking place in Belfast on the 27th and 28th of June 2018…

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We have extraordinary speakers from around the globe speaking at the Trauma Summit. Professionals, academics and authors…

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The Young Hearts & Minds programme is informative, fun, educational and most of all; will benefit you…

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Speakers from around the globe will be talking at Young Hearts & Minds 2018

Roy Fears

Drama Therapist - Beacon House

Fergus Cumiskey

Director - Contact NI

Steve Hoskinson

Founder of Organic Intelligence

Dr Gary O’Reilly

Clinician & Academic Researcher

Robin Shapiro

Author & Presenter

Elaine Miller-Karas

Co-founder - Trauma Resource Institute.

Dr Shoshanah Lyons

Clinical Director - Beacon House

Dr Fiona Pienaar

Chief Clinical Officer for Mental Health Innovations

Prof Jim Dornan

Professor, Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Dr Dan Siegel

Acclaimed author & Psychiatrist

Dr Gabor Mate

Renowned speaker & Bestselling Author


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